The Global Listed Infrastructure Organisation (GLIO) is the representative body for the $3 trillion market capitalization listed infrastructure asset class. GLIO raises investor awareness for the asset class through research, education, events and promotion.
GLIO is supported by its membership structure. Its members are regulated utilities, transportation infrastructure, communications infrastructure and energy transportation infrastructure companies. In total, GLIO corporate members represent approximately $850bn in market capitalization, or $1.2trn in Enterprise Value.
Specialist listed infrastructure managers make up a significant part of the membership, along with banks and advisors. The specialist managers manage approximately $115bn in assets under management.
"GRESB is a mission driven and investor led organization providing standardized and validated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data to the capital markets. Established in 2009, GRESB has become the leading ESG benchmark for real estate and infrastructure investments across the world. The 2020 real estate benchmark covers more than 1,200 property companies, real estate investment trusts (REITs), funds, and developers. Our coverage for infrastructure includes more than 540 infrastructure funds and assets. Combined, GRESB represents US $5.3 trillion in real asset value. The reported ESG data is used by more than 100 institutional and financial investors to monitor investments across portfolios and understand the opportunities, risks and choices that need to be made as the industry transitions to a more sustainable future."
The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)is the leading global, member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the interests of private equity limited partners through industry-leading education programs, independent research, best practices, networking opportunities and global collaborations. Initially founded as an informal networking group, the ILPA is a voluntary association funded by its members. ILPA membership has grown to include almost 400 organizations from around the world representing almost 50% of global institutional assets under management in private equity.
The Japan Private Equity Association (JPEA) actively seeks to contribute to the development of Japanese economic society by enhancing the quality of the private equity business in Japan and ensuring the healthy development of the industry.
In order to support the development of startup companies in Japan, Venture Enterprise Center (abbreviated as VEC) was established as an organization approved by Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (former Minister of International Trade and Industry) in 1975.
Since establishment, VEC had been engaged in debt guarantee operation (this service ended in FY 2001).
Currently, instead of this, we are conducting various startup business supporting activities such as "Provision of Research Information" in which we investigate the investment trends of venture capital, "Policy Proposal" through research and study on specific issues, and "Development of Entrepreneurial Environment" to promote the communication between the new entrepreneurs and supporters.
Japan Venture Philanthropy Fund (JVPF) is the first full-scale venture philanthropy fund in Japan established with an initial capital of 100 million JPY by the Nippon Foundation and Social Investment Partners. Our mission is to cultivate social entrepreneurs and their enterprises to increase their social impact and bring solutions to social problems. JVPF provides NPOs and social enterprises with mid-and long-term financial and management support collaborating with professional pro bono partners including Bain & Company, Clifford Chance Law Office, and Vox Global Japan.
Social Investment Partners (SIP) is Japan's first full-scale venture philanthropy organization established by private equity veterans in November 2012. SIP manages Japan Venture Philanthropy Fund with Nippon Foundation and provides mid-long term financial and managerial support to the social purpose organizations that exhibit a combination of social impact, innovative solutions and sustainable business model. It focuses on areas that contribute the society through fostering the next generation; education and youth employment, childcare and women empowerment, and community development. Its mission is to realize ecosystem in which financial and managerial support from the private sector can circle back effectively for the public good.
AL-IN is Japan's premier and only "investment resource publication" dedicated to institutional investors in Japan, covering across all asset classes from alternative investments including hedge funds, private equities and real estate to traditional equity and fixed income investments, as well as regulatory issues concerning pension funds and other institutional investors.
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